Beasley Broadcast Group announced the appointment of Justin Chase to Vice President of Programming. In this newly created position, Chase will oversee all programming responsibilities for Beasley’s portfolio of 40+ radio stations located in 11 markets. Additionally, he is charged with developing creative campaigns that extend the tations’ on-air brands to the digital space. This appointment is effective immediately and he reports to President and COO Bruce Beasley.
Most recently, Justin served as Operations Manager for Beasley’s three music stations in Las Vegas, KCYE-FM, KKLZ-FM and KOAS-FM and also managed programming for KVGS-FM, owned by GGB Las Vegas, LLC. He joined Beasley Las Vegas in 2009. During his tenure, the Beasley Las Vegas cluster experienced tremendous ratings and revenue growth, becoming both the number one rated cluster in the Las Vegas market and also one of the Company’s top performing markets.
Prior to joining Beasley, Justin was the Program Director of CBS Radio’s Hot AC station in Las Vegas where he led KMXB to unprecedented ratings and revenue growth. Before moving to Las Vegas in 2000, Justin worked in the programming departments of Entercom in Greenville, SC, CBS Radio in Sacramento and Clear Channel in Modesto/Stockton, CA.
President and COO Bruce Beasley states, “Justin possesses all the traits and strengths we were we looking for in a Vice President of Programming when we decided to create the position at Beasley’s corporate level. Over the last four years with our Company, he has demonstrated his ability to program numerous formats, develop & maintain strong relationships within the industry and create campaigns that extend stations’ on-air brands to digital platforms. We believe Justin is the perfect fit for this new position.”